One of the bestselling books of all time, Black Beauty tells the life story of a horse from the horse’s perspective, from his years as a colt through a life of great hardship and changing fortunes to his happy retirement in the country. Sewell enlivens the story with her close observations of horse behavior and relationships. Each chapter tells the story of an episode in Black Beauty’s life and contains a lesson related to the need for kindness, sympathy and understanding in the treatment of horses. Though not written for children, the novel has become a book beloved by children around the world.
Genre: Children's Fiction